Laundrygo, the Korean laundry mobile service, has acquired an American laundry EPC company to develop a smart laundry factory. Life Goes On, the food, clothing, and shelter company that runs the mobile laundry service Laundrygo, announced its acquisition of the New York-based A+Machinery into EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) development for smart laundries.
The contactless laundry service that does same-day delivery
Laundrygo is a mobile laundry service in Korea that allows customers to put their laundry in a self-developed smart laundry collection box. The laundry is then done and returned to the customer within few hours on the same day.
Laundrygo provides a complete laundry solution in one day, from collecting to shipping it back to the customer’s door. It operates in eight districts in Seoul, including Gangnam, Seocho, Songpa, Mapo, Yongsan, Dongjak, Seongdong, and Yeongdeungpo.
The most significant feature of Laundrygo is its introduction of non-face-to-face services to the laundry business sector. Because it operates as a non-existent surface through a private collection box, customers don’t have to spend time or go out to find their laundry. All-in-one washing is convenient, including dry cleaning clothes that are left to dry cleaners.
Laundrygo has been operating a smart factory and offers high-quality laundry services at reasonable prices through medium distribution margins and ways to reduce production costs. Users can use the service at prices up to 50 percent lower than the market price through a monthly subscription service.
Acquisition to help Laundrygo bring in more smart solutions
With the acquisition of the A+ Machinery, Life Goes On will proceed with a smart factory construction with advanced technology. Laundrygo plans to introduce the world’s first automatic clothing delivery system for each customer in the B2C laundry industry in 2021. The latest acquisition will help the company in the direction. A+ Machinery, started in 1998, specializes in innovative solutions for laundromats and dry-cleaning businesses. It has been offering laundry solutions for commercial use to companies all over the world.
CEO Cho Seung-woo said, “The laundry industry has similar customer needs compared to other fields, so it is easy to create a global standard and has a high probability of success in the global market.” He added, “We will do our best to innovate through laundry by securing original technology.” he said
Meanwhile, Laundrygo is constructing a second laundry smart factory in Seongsu-dong, Seoul, and plans to expand its service area to Songdo, Gwangmyeong, Gimpo, and Paju in 2021.
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